Marvel's Iron Man 3 Flies Into IMAX Theatres Worldwide Starting April 25

Tue Jan 22, 2013 7:31am EST

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LOS ANGELES,  Jan. 22, 2013  /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX;
TSX:IMX), and Marvel Entertainment, a division of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:
DIS), today announced that Marvel's Iron Man 3, the latest installment of the
film franchise that has grossed more than  $1.2 billion  at the global box
office, will be digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX®  3D format and
released to IMAX® theatres internationally starting  April 25  and domestically
on  May 3.


Marvel's  Iron Man 3  marks the fourth Marvel Entertainment film to be presented
in IMAX theatres, following the releases of  Iron Man 2  in 2010,  Thor  in 2011
and  Marvel's The Avengers  in 2012 - which all delivered record breaking
performances in IMAX theatres.

"Marvel and IMAX are a perfect one-two punch and the  Iron Man  franchise has
become a global phenomenon that resonates with fans around the world," said 
Greg Foster, Chairman and President of IMAX Filmed Entertainment. "We look
forward to moviegoers experiencing this highly-anticipated next installment of 
Tony Stark's latest adventures in IMAX 3D."  

"With  Iron Man 3  building on the events of  Marvel'sThe Avengers, audiences
are in for yet another incredible moviegoing experience from Marvel Studios,"
said  Dave Hollis, Executive Vice President of Motion Picture Distribution for
The Walt Disney Studios. "We're thrilled to be able to offer that to fans in the
larger-than-life action of IMAX 3D."

The IMAX 3D release of Marvel's  Iron Man 3  will be digitally re-mastered into
the image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience® with proprietary IMAX DMR®
(Digital Re-mastering) technology. The crystal-clear images, coupled with IMAX's
customized theatre geometry and powerful digital audio, create a unique
environment that will make audiences feel as if they are in the movie. You can
learn more about Marvel's  Iron Man 3  by visiting Marvel's official site at

About  Iron Man 3
Marvel's  Iron Man 3  pits brash-but-brilliant industrialist  Tony Stark/Iron
Man against an enemy whose reach knows no bounds. When Stark finds his personal
world destroyed at his enemy's hands, he embarks on a harrowing quest to find
those responsible. This journey, at every turn, will test his mettle. With his
back against the wall, Stark is left to survive by his own devices, relying on
his ingenuity and instincts to protect those closest to him. As he fights his
way back, Stark discovers the answer to the question that has secretly haunted
him: does the man make the suit or does the suit make the man?

Starring  Robert Downey, Jr.,  Gwyneth Paltrow,  Don Cheadle,  Guy Pearce, 
Rebecca Hall,  Stephanie Szostak, James Badge Dale with  Jon Favreau  and  Ben
Kingsley, Marvel's  Iron Man 3  is directed by  Shane Black  from a screenplay
by  Drew Pearce  &  Shane Black  and is based on Marvel's iconic super hero Iron
Man, who first appeared in the pages of "TALES OF SUSPENSE #39" in 1963 and had
his solo comic book debut with "THE INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #1" in May of 1968.

Marvel's  Iron Man 3  is presented by Marvel Studios in association with
Paramount Pictures and DMG Entertainment. Marvel Studios' President  Kevin Feige
 is producing and  Jon Favreau, Louis D'Esposito,  Charles Newirth,  Victoria
Alonso,  Stephen Broussard,  Alan Fine,  Stan Lee  and  Dan Mintz  are executive
producers. The film releases  May 3, 2013, and is distributed by Walt Disney
Studios Motion Pictures.

About Marvel Entertainment, LLC
Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company,
is one of the world's most prominent character-based entertainment companies,
built on a proven library of over 8,000 characters featured in a variety of
media over seventy years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in
entertainment, licensing and publishing. For more information, visit

About IMAX Corporation
IMAX, an innovator in entertainment technology, combines proprietary software,
architecture and equipment to create experiences that take you beyond the edge
of your seat to a world you've never imagined. Top filmmakers and studios are
utilizing IMAX theatres to connect with audiences in extraordinary ways, and, as
such, IMAX's network is among the most important and successful theatrical
distribution platforms for major event films around the globe.  

IMAX is headquartered in  New York,  Toronto  and  Los Angeles, with offices in 
London,  Tokyo,  Shanghai  and Beijing.  As of  Sept. 30, 2012, there were 689
IMAX theatres (556 commercial multiplex, 20 commercial destination and 113
institutional) in 52 countries.

IMAX, IMAX 3D, IMAX DMR, Experience It In IMAX, An IMAX 3D Experience, The IMAX
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management's assumptions and existing information and involve certain risks and
uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from future
results expressed or implied by such forward looking statements. These risks and
uncertainties are discussed in IMAX's most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and
most recent Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q.

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